Jan 11th, Jan 18th, Jan 25th, Feb 1st, Feb 8th, Feb 15th, Feb 22nd, 2022

Weekly Book Club: Seven Consecutive Tuesdays on ZOOM, By Donation
1:00 – 2:30 p.m. PST (on Zoom)
January 11th – February 22nd, 2022

“An excellent and intellectually stimulating introduction to the Buddhist way of life” – Publishers Weekly


The text we shall be exploring together over the course of these seven weekly gatherings is Wisdom Publications’ Approaching the Buddhist Path by His Holiness the Dalai Lama and Venerable Thubten Chödrön.

This recently published book is the first in an amazing series containing the traditional Buddhist Sanskrit tradition teachings, together with comparisons from the Buddhist Pali tradition, as well as rich parallels with modern psychology and science.

Although it is written in accessible language, Approaching the Buddhist Path succeeds in conveying the depth and nuance of the Buddhist traditions. This brilliant collaboration couples His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama’s ancient wisdom and modern awareness with the editing and framing skills of highly regarded, American nun and Abbess, Venerable Thubten Chodron. We invite you to dive in!

You may purchase a copy of the book online https://bookshop.org/books/approaching-the-buddhist-path-volume-1/9781614296980 or you may alternatively opt to purchase an electronic version online. Please make sure to obtain your own copy of the book in your preferred format before the group starts.

This weekly online book gathering will feature facilitated conversation, discussion and meditation sessions with Buddhist Nuns: Venerable Chimé and Venerable Yönten.



Facilitators: Venerable Gyalten Chimé and Venerable Lozang Yönten are both American Buddhist nuns in the Tibetan, Gelug tradition each with over 25 years of experience in study and retreat in Tibetan Buddhism with numerous TibetanMasters. Ven. Chimé (M.A.) brings her training and experience as a school psychologist and is a certified instructor of Emory University’s Cognitively Based Compassion Training (CBCT). Ven. Yönten brings her years of living at various dharma centers abroad and
teaching annually at Human Spirit: Buddhist Psychoanalytic training program in Israel.

Date(s): Jan 11th, Jan 18th, Jan 25th, Feb 1st, Feb 8th, Feb 15th, Feb 22nd, 2022
Times: 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Instructor/Leader: Ven Chime Gyalten, Ven. Lozang Yonten
Type of event:
Number of sessions: Seven consecutive Tuesdays
Level: All
Participation: Try to come to as many as you can
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Registration and Donations for Book Club via ZOOM with Ven. Lozang Yönten & Ven. Gyalten Chimé

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